Governor Henry McMaster has appointed Mary Margaret Jackson to serve on the Burton Center Board for Disabilities and Special Needs. Jackson, who will represent Greenwood County, is Chief Quality Risk Officer for the Abbeville Area Medical Center. She is a graduate of Lander University and has had extensive management and leadership training throughout her career. Jackson is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ).
Jackson is a member of the American Society of Patient Safety, the National Association of Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), South Carolina Association for Healthcare Quality (SCAHQ) and the South Carolina American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (SCASHRM). She served on the South Carolina Hospital Association Quality and Patient Safety Advisory Committee for over 4 years.
Jackson has received the Palmetto Hospital Trust Services Most Notable Achievement Award and the South Carolina Association of Healthcare Quality Distinguished Member Award. Jackson has served on the Burton Center Foundation Board, holding the chairperson role for the past nine years. She is a member of First Presbyterian Church where she has held several servant roles and a supporter for the American Cancer Society having survived Breast Cancer.
Jackson and her husband Bob have two sons and reside in Greenwood. She is guardian of her brother, John Mark McQuown, and is an advocate for Burton Center.